Iowa’s all-time leading receiver Derrell Johnson-Koulianos has been seen around lately and in March lentÂ his support to his ex-teammates at Pro Day. On April 22, DJK will make an appearance at the Des Moines Sheraton from 12-4 p.m.
Sounds like he’s still working on his image as he awaits the NFL Draft.Â
If you’ve ever read his tweets on Twitter, he doesn’t seem like a bad guy.
Iowa’s Football Program is Tough
As Iowa nears the end of their spring practice, the football team will once again be on their own. Has this rhabdo incident softened the Hawkeyes or are they a tough, lowkeyÂ program thatÂ has one bad incident placing themÂ in a misrepresented light? Here’s a good read by the Des Moines Register’s Sean Keeler.
Underrated NFL Draft Prospect, Christian Ballard
Flying under the radar while Adrian Clayborn and Ricky Stanzi receive more media attention, Christian Ballard’s draft stock continues to rise and his abilities are finally coming to light by more than Hawkeye fans and Big Ten players.
In thisÂ scouting report, he’s projected to go in the third or fourth round.
Iowa’s Baseball Team Defeats Illinois
On Saturday evening, the Iowa baseball team defeated the Illini, 7-4Â at Illinois Field in Champaign. The game was televised on the Big Ten Network. Iowa’s Matt Dermody got his third win of the season and hadÂ a career-highÂ eight strikeouts.
Iowa plays Illinos at 1:05 p.m. today in the final game of the series.